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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6 a.m., March 07, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 07 March 2023 07:19

    Day 377 of the russian full-scale invasion has begun.
    The russian federation focuses its main efforts on offensives on Kup’yans’k, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Shakhtars’ke axes. Last day, Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled more than 140 enemy attacks. 

    During the day of March 06, the adversary launched 50x air and 5x missile strikes. The air strikes involved 11x Shahed-136 type loitering munitions; 9x of them were successfully intercepted. Moreover, the occupiers conducted 59x MLRS attacks, including against settlements and civilian targets.  

    The threat of missile strikes remains high across Ukraine. 

    Volyn, Polissya, Sivershchyna, and Slobozhanshchyna axes: no significant changes. No signs of the formation of adversary offensive groups were found.

    During the last day the enemy shelled the vicinities of Sen’kivka and Karpovychi (Chernihiv oblast); Starikove, Holyshivs’ke, Pavlivka, Volfyne and Hrabovs’ke (Sumy oblast); Veterynarne, Strilecha, Krasne, Ternova, Ohirtseve, Vovchans’k, and Budarky (Kharkiv oblast). 

    Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the enemy attempted to the brake through Ukrainian defense. Russian forces made unsuccessful attempts to advance towards Hryanykivka, Nevs’ke, Bilohorivka, and Fedorivka. The vicinities of Putnykove, Fuholivka, Dvorichna, Hryanykivka, and Krokhmal’ne (Kharkiv oblast); Novoselivs’ke, Stelmakhivka, Nevs’ke, Chervonopopivka and Dubrova (Luahnsk oblast); and Terny, Yanpil’, Rozdolivka, and Fedorivka (Donetsk oblast) suffered artillery attacks. 

    Bakhmut axis: despite significant losses the enemy makes further attempts to capture the town of Bakhmut and its vicinities. During the last day, russian occupiers conducted more than 37x attacks in the vicinities of Dubovo-Vasylivka settlement solely. Moreover, the occupiers attempted attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka, Fedorivka, Zaliznyans’ke, Yahidne, and Ivanivs’ke, that all failed. The vicinities of Zaliznyans’ke, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Chasiv Yar, Bakhmut, Ivanivs’ke, Stupochki, Druzhba, Torets’k, Mayors’k, and New York came under mortar and artillery fire. 

    Avdiivka and Shakhtars’ke axes: the occupants conducted unsuccessful offensive operations towards Novokalynove, Krasnohorivka, Kam’yanka, Sjeverne, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke, and Mar’inka (Donetsk oblast). In particular, Krasnohorivka, Kam’yanka, Avdiivka, Tonen’ke, Sjeverne, Vodyane, Pervomais’ke, Nevel’s’ke, Mar’inka, Vuhledar, and Velyka Novosilka were shelled by the enemy.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the adversary is defending. In particular, Vremivka (Donetsk oblast), Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Kam’yans’ke, Tavriiske (Zaporizhzhia oblast), Nikopol’ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Zmiivka, Shlyakhove, Kherson, Kozats’ke, Ol’hivka, Tyahyntsi, Antonivka, and Bilozerka (Kherson oblast) were shelled. 

    The occupiers continue to pressure residents of Zaporizhzhia oblast into receiving russian passports, so that the numbers would reach certain targets. In certain settlements, people who do not have a passport of a citizen of the russian federation cannot receive any cash, including their wages, since January 1. Payments must be made exclusively through russian bank cards. 

    In order to protect their servicemen, the russian invaders decided to use a part of the city polyclinic in the temporarily occupied Luhansk as a barracks. Bunk beds for the personnel have already been delivered to the premises. At the same time, the management of the medical institution has to resolve a number of issues related to staff accommodation and patient reception.

    During the day of March 6, Ukrainian Air Force launched 15x air strikes on the concentrations of russian occupation troops and 1x air strike on enemy anti-aircraft missile system at its firing position. 

    In addition to the Shahed-136 loitering munition, Ukrainian defenders shot down 1x Su-25 aircraft of the enemy and 8x more UAVs of various types.

    Ukrainian missile and artillery units attacked 1x command post, 8x concentrations of enemy troops, 2x russian air defense assets, 1x artillery system at its firing positions, 1x ammunition depot, and 1x radar station of the occupiers.

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